Research news

    • Oxford Brookes to research into surgical robotics and minimally invasive surgery

      Oxford Brookes to research into surgical robotics and minimally invasive surgery

      Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:04:38 GMT
      'Robotic and minimally-invasive surgery’ is revolutionising the reach, timeliness, safety, and type of many routine operations in the NHS. However, these surgical developments have not been matched by advances in research capacity and future leadership-training for the relevant professional groups that will shape, perform, deliver these innovations.

    • INDEPTH Interim Report: Good news!

      INDEPTH Interim Report: Good news!

      Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:44:09 GMT
      INDEPTH has received its interim report from the Cost Association and it is a very positive document!

    • Mosquito DNA study offers crucial clues to disease control in Laos

      Mosquito DNA study offers crucial clues to disease control in Laos

      Mon, 17 Feb 2020 10:22:29 GMT
      A new study involving the DNA sequencing of mosquitoes in Laos, which spread malaria, dengue, chikungunya and the Zika virus, is uncovering the status of insecticide resistance in these disease carriers.

    • Anneliese Dodds meets new Nursing Associates for National Apprenticeship Week

      Anneliese Dodds meets new Nursing Associates for National Apprenticeship Week

      Mon, 10 Feb 2020 13:02:09 GMT
      Anneliese Dodds MP visited Oxford Brookes' Headington Campus on Friday (7 February 2020) as the University welcomed its 200th Nursing Associate.

    • Dr Judie Gannon is one of the winners of the 2019 Mentoring awards

      Fri, 07 Feb 2020 15:54:48 GMT
      Dr Judie Gannon one of the members of the International Centre for Coaching & Mentoring Studies (ICCaMS) has won an international Mentoring award from the EMCC (a global coaching, mentoring, and supervision association) for her research.

    • Harnessing Nanotechnology for Improved Medicine

      Harnessing Nanotechnology for Improved Medicine

      Wed, 05 Feb 2020 08:34:07 GMT
      Oxford Brookes University was proud to sponsor and host the first OBN BioTuesday of the year, which addressed the topic of 'Harnessing Nanotechnology for Improved Medicine' on 28 January, which attracted over 80 attendees.

    • Postgraduate Research Symposium 2020

      Postgraduate Research Symposium 2020

      Tue, 04 Feb 2020 07:48:05 GMT
      The 2020 research symposium boasted another year of fantastic research conducted within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University. On Friday the 17th of January, postgraduate students from departments across the faculty including Biological and Medical Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work and Psychology, Health and Professional Development presented their work at the annual research student symposium. The day was packed with over 13 talks and 22 posters, enthusiastically presented by PhD and MRes students.

    • Pioneering research to develop building performance evaluation in India

      Pioneering research to develop building performance evaluation in India

      Fri, 31 Jan 2020 14:56:09 GMT
      Professor Rajat Gupta of the Oxford Brookes Low Carbon Building Research Group has led a pioneering UK-India research study to develop and nurture adoption of building performance evaluation (BPE) in the booming green building marketplace of India.

    • Imaginative Scenario Planning for Law Enforcement Organisations

      Imaginative Scenario Planning for Law Enforcement Organisations

      Thu, 30 Jan 2020 14:51:25 GMT
      How can we anticipate and counter the diversity of forms in which security threats as terrorism, cybercrime, organised crime and financial crime present themselves in our future?

    • Nurses are undervalued because most of them are women, a new study finds

      Nurses are undervalued because most of them are women, a new study finds

      Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:23:32 GMT
      Nursing is undervalued both in status and pay and until both are enhanced, the UK will continue to experience severe nursing shortages, according to a new study.